SARS-CoV-2 virus infections decreased in Cuba this Wednesday. This time, the number of new positive cases reached 39, of which eight acquired the virus abroad, according to today’s report from the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
Of the total, 31 correspond to Cubans and eight to Venezuelans who are carriers of the virus upon arrival on the island and whose data is based on the records of Matanzas, a province that reported nine infections, of which eight were these cases with a source of infection abroad.
504 casos activos
499 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
2 pacientes en estado grave
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) October 29, 2020
The rest of the provinces that report new COVID-19 patients were Pinar del Río, with 32 cases in three municipalities, and a worse situation in Consolación del Sur; Sancti Spíritus, with four cases in the provincial capital and Ciego de Ávila, with three cases in the Ciro Redondo municipality.
Of the total of cases, 30 were contacts of confirmed cases and the source of infection is not specified in only one individual.
Male patients predominated over female patients (23-16) and, of this group, 25 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
There were no new deaths, 3,733 patients were hospitalized for surveillance and only five people remained in intensive care: three in critical condition and two in serious condition.
Yesterday, Cuba made 7,764 tests in search of the new coronavirus, active on the island since the moment of its declaration as a pandemic, on March 11.